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C11252v2 Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship (GradCertEntr)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 36
Course EFTSL: 0.75
Location: City campus

Notes

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

This course is one of three graduate certificates in the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (C04304). It is designed for students who have a considered business idea and want to learn how to develop the idea into a commercial or social venture. Students may enter this course directly or after completing the Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation (C11251). Students complete the core online subjects and complete subjects related to leadership, people management, corporate structures and intellectual property before taking an experiential learning subject where they work on another entrepreneurial venture to apply their skills.

Students with business ideas who want to further develop their entrepreneurial skills and knowledge benefit from studying this course.

Students have access to non-award-based seminars and events with entrepreneurs and other relevant industry practitioners which provide reality and rigour to supplement their classroom study.

Course aims

The course is designed to provide students with entrepreneurial skills and knowledge which is academically rigorous but also practical to aid the development of the future entrepreneurs of Australia.

Career options

The course suits students from business and non-business backgrounds who are interested in entrepreneurship and developing their own business ideas, corporate innovation executives wanting to upgrade their skills and knowledge, and current entrepreneurs who require specific skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Construct and present a valid business case for a specified audience for investment in a chosen product
1.2 Demonstrate interpersonal awareness and personal reflexivity
2.1 Judge different dimensions of ethical and sustainable decision-making to predict outcomes
2.2 Apply negotiating skills for optimal results

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education.

Credit recognition

Recognised prior learning in the following core subjects may be assessed for credit recognition:

  • 22910 Accounting for New Ventures
  • 25920 Entrepreneurial Finance

No other credits for prior learning are provided.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in one year of part-time study.

This course is normally offered in Spring session each year.

Course structure

The course comprises six subjects, totalling 36 credit points.

Course completion requirements

22910 Accounting for New Ventures 3cp
25920 Entrepreneurial Finance 3cp
24983 Start-up Data, Marketing and Sales 6cp
21941 Leadership, Teams and Scalability 6cp
21942 Corporate Structures and Intellectual Property 6cp
21944 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Practice 12cp
Total 36cp

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program of study comprising the Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation (C11251), the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship, the Graduate Certificate in Venture Acceleration (C11253), and the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (C04304).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
UTS: Business (Postgraduate)